'Capt. Tsubasa' manga character statues erected

Mar 18, 2014

'Capt. Tsubasa' manga character statues erected

Seven new bronze statues of characters from “Captain Tsubasa,” a popular soccer manga and TV animation series, have been erected in Katsushika Ward, Tokyo. Home to Yoichi Takahashi, the series’ creator, the ward installed a life-size statue of Tsubasa Ozora, the main character, in ...

S. Korean official says stolen statues should be returned

Sep 28, 2013

S. Korean official says stolen statues should be returned

South Korean Culture Minister Yoo Jin-ryong said two Buddhist statues stolen last year from Japan should be returned to their owners in Nagasaki Prefecture, according to Hakubun Shimomura, his Japanese counterpart. Shimomura told reporters that Yoo made the remarks Friday during a bilateral meeting ...